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My dishwasher is not filling up water to start the washing cycle when the door is closed

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  • nawell1976 Jul 19, 2009

    no water enters the machine

  • Samuel Charles Spriggs May 11, 2010

    Does any water at all enter the washer?

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Asuming you have an AM15, Check you have power to the fill valve during fill cycle. Make sure your drain is closed to retain the fill water. You should have 20 psi flow rate.

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This problem is caused when the motor goes bad and needs replacement. The control will fill water and then sends signal to the motor to start a cycle, if it won't work then it will drain the water and so won't start the cycle. However, it can also be a bad door latch-lock assembly as if the control senses that the door is not closed it won't start the cycle. If you hear any humming buzzing sound from the bottom of the unit then replace the motor if not then replace the latch assembly. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.

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Remove the filter from the lower front section of the wash tub and clean it out.
Then start a wash cycle with no dishes and no soap.
Once the water fills and starts washing,open the door and pour 1 quart of white vinegar in the wash tub.
Close the door to resume the wash cycle.
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What I would Do :
1st I would start your dishwasher and let it fill with water and when it stoped filling, I would open the door to see how much water it filled in the tub. ((( if you don't have enough water you will not get the correct pressure )))

If We have enough water we then close the dishwasher door and resume.

you have 2 motors in the bottom of your dishwasher, The drain pump motor and the Wash motor. They should be differen sounds.

We want to know if your wash motor is coming on.

If your wash motor is coming on then I will listen to see if I here water coming out of the spray arm. (( somtimes you can here the swish of the water hiting the door ))

If you do not here the water then I would open the door and position all spray arms the same way and close the door for a min and reopen to see if i have any movment.

If you do not have any movement and did here the motor run then your impellor might be broken or cloged or bound. you will only really find out by taking it apart. you could buy the hole pump & motor Kit. but you can save money by finding out what is the cause.

You can see a breakdown of a similar model here
I was unable to get your model to come up and you should check the machine model number so you have it to get the correct parts. Look at the pump & motor section and you will see how this pump is broken down.

If you don't think your getting the proper water amount, just open the dishwasher door and pour 5 or 6 glasses in and close the door for the wash cycle and listen for a differance.

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Larry,
The float is generally for overflow conditions and will interrupt power to the fill valve solenoid.
If you are not filling completely in the time allowed by the timer, it is most likely a flow restriction in the water supply. Barring other obvious restrictions, the fill valve has filter screens on the inlet side of the fill valve, which is generally the cause of your symptoms. Be careful if you attempt to clean the screens, as the fill valves are very sensitive to debris, and can become stuck open if sediment gets past the screen. I usually replace the fill valve to avoid future problems.
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